Apollo Belvedere bust, small reduction after the ancient Belvedere statue, this antique reduction was made in Italy, circa 1780.
The Sun god Apollo, son of Zeus & Leto, twin brother of the Chaste huntress Diana.
He was the archer god of medicine & healing, and as the leader of the Muses he is also god of music & poetry.
This bust is from a full marble statue, said to be the work of Leochares, which is housed in the great collection of the Vatican, Rome, Italy.
This small Apollo bust is ideal on the shelf when combined with other Greek style decor.
Our sculpture is produced by a unique and proprietary dry casting process. They are made of white Carrara marble and over 90% of the finished sculpture is natural marble which gives it a look and feel of natural marble. They are finished by hand.